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A. Annual series
A.1 Foreign-born population, 1981-2019
(Individuals)
Years Total Population Foreign-born
All foreign-born Born in Portugal
N Change in % of total Change in N % of total As a % of all foreign-born Change in
2019 44,780,677 1.2 2,212,879 5.0 2.2 5,047 0.0 0.2 -1.9
2017 44,271,041 2.8 2,164,524 4.9 3.8 5,147 0.0 0.2 3.8
2015 43,075,416 7.4 2,086,302 4.8 15.5 4,961 0.0 0.2 -26.9
2010 40,117,096 3.2 1,805,957 4.5 7.9 6,785 0.0 0.4 1.7
2005 38,892,931 7.3 1,673,088 4.3 9.2 6,673 0.0 0.4 -28.6
2001 36,260,130 -1.7 1,531,940 4.2 -0.5 9,340 0.0 0.6 3.2
2000 36,870,787 13.0 1,540,219 4.2 -4.7 9,046 0.0 0.6 -31.9
1991 32,615,528 16.7 1,615,473 5.0 -15.1 13,285 0.0 0.8 -36.0
1981 27,949,480 .. 1,903,159 6.8 .. 20,740 0.1 1.1 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 30/05/2021
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Born in Portugal
Note The data from 2000, 2005 and 2015 were revised by the UN and amended by OEm on 31/05/2021.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, INDEC,  Población según los censos nacionales de 1895 a 2001 (total population); La migración internacional en la Argentina, Serie Estudios 29 (born abroad, 1980, 1991), granted upon request; Censo 2001 (born abroad, 2001), Censo de 2010United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (restantes dados) (the UN data are estimates).
A.1.1 Residents born in Portugal by sex, 2000-2019
(indivíduos)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2019 5,047 2,437 48.3 2,610 51.7
2017 5,147 2,481 48.2 2,666 51.8
2015 4,961 2,392 48.2 2,569 51.8
2010 6,785 3,637 53.6 3,148 46.4
2005 6,673 3,329 49.9 3,344 50.1
2001 9,340 4,822 51.6 4,518 48.4
2000 9,046 4,586 50.7 4,460 49.3
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 10/06/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, INDEC, data granted upon request; United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (restantes dados) (the UN data are estimates).
A.1.2 Residents born in Portugal by age group, 2001-2010
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2010 6,785 58 0.9 261 3.8 2,036 30.0 4,430 65.3
2001 9,340 36 0.4 219 2.4 3,688 39.5 5,397 57.8
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 10/06/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by age group
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, INDEC, data granted upon request.
A.2 Foreign population, 1981-2019
(Individuals)
Years Total Population All foreign-born
All foreign-born Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in % of total Change in % of total As a % of all foreigners Change in
2019 44,780,677 1.2 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2017 44,271,041 2.8 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2015 43,075,416 7.4 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2010 40,117,096 3.2 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2005 38,892,931 7.3 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2001 36,260,130 -1.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2000 36,870,787 13.0 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1991 32,615,528 16.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1981 27,949,480 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 30/05/2021
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Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
Note The data from 2000, 2005 and 2015 were revised by the UN and amended by OEm on 31/05/2021.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, INDEC,  Población según los censos nacionales de 1895 a 2001 (total population); La migración internacional en la Argentina, Serie Estudios 29 (born abroad, 1980, 1991), granted upon request; Censo 2001 (born abroad, 2001), Censo de 2010United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (restantes dados) (the UN data are estimates).
A.3 Consular registrations, 2008-2020
(Individuals)
Years All registrations Registrations by migrants born in Portugal Registrations by migrants with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total Change in
2020 14,946 2.8 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2019 14,542 32.4 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2018 10,983 -41.2 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2014 18,696 128.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2012 8,190 13.1 3,458 42.2 9.8 6,800 83.0 4.8
2011 7,239 14.1 3,149 43.5 12.1 6,490 89.7 2.7
2010 6,345 14.8 2,809 44.3 10.5 6,317 99.6 14.9
2009 5,526 14.6 2,542 46.0 8.7 5,499 99.5 14.6
2008 4,821 .. 2,339 48.5 .. 4,797 99.5 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 29/09/2021
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All consular resgistrations
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Portuguese consulates abroad and Consular Management System (DGACCP), values granted upon request.
A.4 Foreign inflows, 2005-2012
(Individuals)
Years Total inflows Portuguese inflows
N Change in N % of total Change in
2012 125,557 -2.2 29 0.0 52.6
2011 128,322 35.3 19 0.0 46.2
2010 94,815 -0.2 13 0.0 0.0
2009 95,019 18.2 13 0.0 -45.8
2008 80,374 61.6 24 0.0 140.0
2007 49,722 99.4 10 0.0 100.0
2006 24,940 28.7 5 0.0 -28.6
2005 19,373 .. 7 0.0 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 21/02/2022
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Portuguese inflows
Note The number of entries corresponds only to permanent residents (radicaciones permanentes), because although the temporary can go up to 2 years, the inferior limit is unknown. 
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Dirección Nacional de MigracionesMinisterio del Interior, Estadísticas, radicaciones resueltas permanentes (accessed in 28/08/2013).
A.6 Remittances, 2000-2021
(Euros, thousands)
Years Inward flows (thousand euros) (a) Outward flows (thousand euros) (b) Balance (a/b)
Change in Change in
2021 520 -35.0 670 28.8 0.78
2020 800 -50.0 520 -13.3 1.54
2019 1,600 -29.5 600 -29.4 3
2018 2,270 74.6 850 -28.6 3
2017 1,300 75.7 1,190 -3.2 1.10
2016 740 -18.7 1,230 19.4 0.61
2015 910 0.0 1,030 35.5 0.89
2014 910 102.2 760 375.0 1.20
2013 450 15.4 160 -52.9 3
2012 390 18.2 340 -39.3 1.15
2011 330 -67.6 560 3.7 0.59
2010 1,020 2.0 540 5.9 1.89
2009 1,000 222.6 510 -31.1 1.97
2008 310 244.4 740 -22.1 0.42
2007 90 200.0 950 6.7 0.10
2006 30 900.0 890 27.1 0.04
2005 3 -97.5 700 27.3 0.01
2004 120 20.0 550 7.8 0.22
2003 100 42.9 510 264.3 0.20
2002 70 -69.6 140 180.0 0.50
2001 230 53.3 50 .. 5
2000 150 .. 0 .. n.d.
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 21/02/2022
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Remittances
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Banco de PortugalBP stat, Estatísticas de balança de pagamentos, Remessas de emigrantes/imigrantes.
B. Census
B.2 Resident population by census and sex, according to country of birth, 1991-2011
(indivíduos)
By sex Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2010/2011            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100 6,986 100
Female .. .. .. .. 3,727 53.4
Male .. .. .. .. 3,259 46.7
2001/2002            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100 9,272 100
Female .. .. .. .. 4,790 51.7
Male .. .. .. .. 4,482 48.3
1991/1992            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100 13,229 100
Female .. .. .. .. 6,159 46.6
Male .. .. .. .. 7,070 53.4
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 21/02/2022
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
B.3 Resident population by census and age group, according to country of birth, 1991-2011
(indivíduos)
By age group Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2010/2011            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. .. 6,986 ..
-15 Years .. .. .. .. 42 0.6
15-39 Years .. .. .. .. 198 2.8
40-64 Years .. .. .. .. 2,168 31.0
65+ Years .. .. .. .. 4,578 65.5
2001/2002            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. .. 9,272 ..
-15 Years .. .. .. .. 35 0.4
15-39 Years .. .. .. .. 208 2.2
40-64 Years .. .. .. .. 3,648 39.4
65+ Years .. .. .. .. 5,381 58.0
1991/1992            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. .. 13,229 ..
-15 Years .. .. .. .. 42 0.3
15-39 Years .. .. .. .. 1,034 7.8
40-64 Years .. .. .. .. 6,427 48.6
65+ Years .. .. .. .. 5,726 43.3
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 21/02/2022
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Residents born in Portugal by age group
B.5 Residents born in Portugal by labour force status, 1991-2011
(indivíduos)
By labour force status Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2010/2011            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100.0 6,700 100.0
Employed .. .. .. .. 2,561 38.2
Unemployed .. .. .. .. .. 0.0
Inactive .. .. .. .. 4,139 61.8
2001/2002            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100.0 9,242 100.0
Employed .. .. .. .. 3,061 33.1
Unemployed .. .. .. .. .. 0.0
Inactive .. .. .. .. 6,181 66.9
1991/1992            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100.0 13,131 100.0
Employed .. .. .. .. 5,309 40.4
Unemployed .. .. .. .. .. 0.0
Inactive .. .. .. .. 7,822 59.6
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 21/02/2022
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Residents born in Portugal by labour force status

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